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Septimus D. Cabaniss Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0006

Scope and Contents

Papers of Septimus D. Cabaniss (1815-?), a lawyer and legislator from Huntsville, Madison County, Ala. Papers include letters re: the family of James White McClung (1798-1848) of Huntsville, Ala, who was a son of Charles McClung, Sr., of Knoxville. Cabaniss became the guardian for the 2 sons of James White McClung (James White McClung, Jr. and Elliott Spotswood McClung). Collection also includes legal and financial papers of Cabaniss and Silas Parsons, also a lawyer in Huntsville. Collection includes some certificates and documents relating to Tennessee counties, especially Grainger County. For a list of selected correspondents, see A Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection by Linda Posey (1974).

Dates

  • 1805-1887

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 box

General

Included in Linda Posey thesis of McClung Collection Manuscript holdings and the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections.
Title
Septimus D. Cabaniss Papers.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

Contact:
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